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Deed of Trust Document Signed by James M. Trotter, District of Columbia, 1887

Item Details

Item Type: Deed of Trust Document
Period: Antique, Late 19th Century
Date: December 19th, 1887
Autographed: Yes
Autograph(s): James Monroe Trotter
Authentication: Not Authenticated
Additional Information: The deed was recorded by James M. Trotter, Recorder of Deeds, in the District of Columbia on December 19th, 1887. Trotter was a former member of the Massachusetts 55th Regiment, the first African American troop in the Civil War. Later in his career, Trotter became the second African American to become the Recorder of Deeds, the highest rank in the federal government preceded by Frederick Douglass.

Terms & Conditions

Condition

- small tears along fold lines; toning along creases, edges, and fold lines; smudges to margins; light markings.

Dimensions

8.5" W x 0.1" H x 14.0" D

- measures the document unfolded to half size.

Item #

ITMG418956

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